The male half of our family recently headed out into one of our paddocks for an overnight camping expedition. Happily, the female half of the family were invited to join them at their campfire for dinner.
That evening, as we packed homemade sausages made from our own sheep and homemade bread it occurred to me that we have an incredible amount of freedom to do the things we love.
We have almost unlimited space to go camping with no admission fees, no campsite rules and not a single soul around us for many miles.
The land belongs to our family, as does the firewood and the uninterrupted views.
The kids found a friendly lizard.
I found a bird nest and a twisty tree that reminded me of a sculpture.
We ate a simple dinner served off the back of the ute washed down with a cold beer.
Sometimes when the earth is dry and the days are hot and dusty I remember the freedom that we have and I know exactly why we live where we live.
I hope you have plenty of space and freedom in your day today x